The European Ground Motion Service

EGMS

The first InSAR monitoring service at a continental scale We have come a long way since 1993, when the cover page of Nature magazine hosted a SAR interferogram mapping the ground displacement caused by an earthquake. Almost three decades later, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) initiated the first European Ground Motion Service (EGMS), and with…

TRE Altamira in winning partnership
to provide Europe’s first-ever ‘ground-motion service’

EGMS

TRE Altamira is honoured and proud to announce its partnership in a team awarded the contract to provide the continent’s first-ever European Ground Motion Service. The award, by the European Environment Agency (EEA) as part of the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service, is made to a collaboration comprising e-Geos (Coordinator), TRE Altamira, NORCE and GAF, plus…

Ground motion monitoring of Italian regions

Ground motion monitoring of Italian regions to prevent and mitigate natural disasters and support urban development Since 2014, and the launch of the first ESA Copernicus’ Sentinel-1A radar, and later, Sentinel-1B, TRE Altamira has joined forces with the Civil Protection Centre of the University of Florence, in order to detect and monitor ground motion and…